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Under the Quilt of Night

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When night falls, and all is quiet, a slave girl starts to run. She follows the moon into the woods, leading her loved ones away from their master. There's only one place where he might not find them, and it's under the quilt of night. andlt;BRandgt; Guided by the stars, they head north in the direction of freedom. At last, the girl sees a quilt — the quilt with a center square made from deep blue fabric — and knows it's a signal from friends on the Underground Railroad, welcoming her into their home. And so she steps forward... andlt;BRandgt; Deborah Hopkinson and James E. Ransome team up again, in this stunning companion to andlt;Iandgt;Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt.andlt;/Iandgt; Ransome's rich, powerful illustrations elicit all the emotion and suspense of Hopkinson's words, in a story that's sure to make your heart race and leave you breathless.

Synopsis:

This sequel to the International Reading Association Children's Book Award winner "Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt" captures all the drama and emotion of a girl's heartstopping escape from slavery on the Underground Railroad. Illustrations.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Deborah Hopkinsonandlt;/Bandgt; is the author of numerous award-winning children's books, including andlt;Iandgt;Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt,andlt;/Iandgt; winner of the International Reading Association Award, andlt;Iandgt;Girl Wonder,andlt;/Iandgt; winner of the Great Lakes Book Award, and andlt;Iandgt;App

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689822278
ill.:
Ransome, James, Cissp
Author:
Ransome, James E.
Illustrator:
Ransome, James
Author:
Hopkinson, Deborah
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Fugitive slaves
Subject:
Underground railroad
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
B221
Series Volume:
218 Supplement
Publication Date:
January 2002
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 15.225 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
05-10

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